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Got It Covered 2019

Do you know your book jackets? Test your knowledge now, with our annual book cover quiz! Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 21:47:17 UTC ]
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Warrior Girls (shelftalker)

A bookseller reflects on the new crop of weapon-wielding heroines on book jackets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 12:13:52 UTC ]
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The persuasive art of the dust jacket

Book covers have long been a source of artistic quality and, in the age of Kindle, are reintroducing more and more of us to the pleasures of traditional reading• Click here to view of gallery of of images from The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970When the essayist and caricaturist Sir Max... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction v nonfiction – English literature's made-up divide

Some cultures do not distinguish between fiction and nonfiction – and instead talk of ‘stories’. Is that a barrier to English-language writers and publishers? Or should they just learn to enjoy telling tales?There’s a mighty canyon that runs down the middle of the world of the word, carving... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Hayward obituary

Stephen Hayward, who has died of a heart attack aged 61, founded the independent publisher Serif in 1992 and ran it from his east London home with great creative care. The book jackets, by Pentagram Berlin, are works of art in themselves.Stephen, the son of Gay (nee Goulding), an orthoptist, and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why you should ignore the superlatives on book jackets

Cover blurbs aren't reviews, they're advertisements that offer no space for balanced, nuanced positivityRecently I was at a literature festival, being interviewed by a man who hadn't had the chance to read my novel. It was fine. These things happen and we muddle through.Unable to draw upon the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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